Mocha Bran Brownies
Mmmm... mocha. These rich, moist squares elevate the lowly brownie to a whole new level of sophistication. The rich mocha flavor means that these luscious treats are decidedly grown-up. Serve them warm, with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. It's heaven on a plate!
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
1. Stir together flour, soda, salt and coffee; set aside.
2. Combine margarine, sugar and water in 2-quart saucepan; bring just to boil,
over medium heat, stirring constantly. remove from heat. Add chocolate,
stirring until melted and smooth. Add eggs and vanilla; beat well.
3. Add dry ingredients and cereal; mix well. Spread in greased 9 x 9 x 2-inch
4. Bake in 325° F oven about 25 minutes. When cool frost with coffee flavored
icing, if desired. Cut into 2-inch squares to serve.
Variation: 1/2 cup coarsely chopped nuts may be added with the cereal.